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What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a text file that contains small amounts of information that is downloaded to your computer mobile or other device when visiting a website. These cookie files are then transmitted back to the originating website each time you subsequently visit or by other websites that recognise that cookie. These are helpful as they permit a website to recognise a user’s device. Types of cookies include:

Persistent cookies - these are cookies that stay on your computer, mobile or other device for a specified period of time and are activated every time the originating website that created the specific cookie is visited.

Session cookies - these are temporary cookies that enable website operators to connect the actions of a user during a browser session (from when an Internet browser window is opened until it is closed). Session cookies are deleted when the browser is closed.

Cookies perform a wide range of different functions, such as letting you move between pages efficiently, storing your preferences, and generally enhancing the online visitor experience. They are also help improve the relevance – for instance tailoring what adverts and messages you see.

More information about cookies can be found at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

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